Sheffield Hallam University
Faculty of Development and Society
Imperialism and Culture
MA Historical Research: Imperialism and Cultural; MA History: Imperialism and Culture, Program Certificate in Historical Research: Imperialism and Cultural; Program Certificate in History: Imperialism and Culture;Program Diploma in Historical Research: Imperialism and Cultural; Program Diploma in History: Imperialism and Culture
The aims of the course are to provide students with a broad theoretical and empirical knowledge about imperialism in its historical and contemporary formations and consequences. As well as looking at imperialism as an economic phenomenon, the course will examine the role of the state in the development, evolution and maintenance (ideologically and politically) of the Empire; the cultural impact of the Empire in Europe; and the historical roots of Britishness, nationalism and national identity.